Dr. Kaushik Bharati's Profile
MSc, PhD (Physiology), MIPHA
Dr. Bharati obtained his PhD in Physiology with specialization in Vaccines in 2001 from the University of Calcutta. He carried out his doctoral work at the Calcutta School of Tropical Medicine. He did his post-doctoral training at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK, specializing in Molecular Biology and Immunology. He has subsequently been working in various scientific capacities at the National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi and the Translational Health Science and Technology Institute, Faridabad, Delhi NCR. His major research areas include Infectious Diseases, Virology, Public Health, and Health Policy. Dr. Bharati has recently become a member of the Indian Public Health Association (IPHA). He has a passion for writing on medical topics and has published extensively. He spends his leisure time reading and listening to music.
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Winking is a non-verbal form of communication that involves the rapid closing and opening of one eye due to the sequential contraction/relaxation of the muscles in that eye.
Inguinal hernia surgery is a procedure to repair a weak spot or defect in the lower wall of the abdominal cavity through which abdominal contents may bulge out.
Euphoria is an exaggerated state of happiness and well-being that is beyond the normal emotional response expected for a given situation, due to various causes.
Low birthweight is a term given to babies who weigh less than 2,500 grams at birth. These babies look much smaller than babies with normal birthweight.
Spermatocele is a condition in which there is a blockage in the epididymal duct, resulting in semen collection and formation of a cyst.